Faculty Department

Dr. Ashoutosh Pandey Professor

Ashutosh Panday

Professor

Ph. D. (2006), Polymer Science, Univ. of Massachusetts, USA

M. Tech. (1994), Chemical Engineering, I.I.T., Kanpur, India

B. Tech. (1992), Chemical Engineering, I.I.T., Kanpur, India

Area of Specialization:

Chemical Engineering

Career Graph:

  • Shift Engineer, 1994-1995, Nagda, India (Grasim Industries, Viscose Fiber Plant, Nagda, MP)
  • (Lecturer of Chemical Engineering)1996-2001, Mumbai, India, DJ Sanghvi College of Engineering, Univ. of Bombay
  • Associate Professor, 2010-2013, UPES, Dehradun, India

Honours and Achievements:

  • DST grant on “Anthropogenic CO2 to methanol”, and obtained funds of ₹ 95 lakhs (INR) from DST, India. Anthropogenic CO2 is one of the biggest problems facing mankind today. Equipment like FTIR, Gas Chromatograph, and Fixed Bed reactor with MFC are in Central Instrumentation, UPES, Dehradun.
  • Ist Prize in First International Seminar on Nanotechnology in Conventional and Alternate Energy Systems Global Status and Pathway 2013, held at University of Petroleum & Energy Studies, Dehradun on 12th-13 th August, 2013.

Research:

  • Contribution: : Polymers, Energy Storage, Bio-gas, Catalysis, CO2 sequestration, Energy Generation using boilers, Piping Engineering, Natural Gas Transportation, Instrumentation and Plant Design, Corrosion, Modelling and Simulation
  • Interest:Safety and Plant Design, Water Treatment, etc.

Recent Publications:

  • Title: A Rapid Py‐GC/MS Study for Linear Alpha Olefin Production from Fast Pyrolysis of Wax and Waste Polyethylene,
    Authors: Bojja Ramachandrarao, Kottari Naresh, Ashoutosh Panday, Nettem Venkateswarlu Choudary.
    Journal: ChemistrySelect, Volume 4, Issue 45, Pages 13245-13249, (2019).
    Publisher: Wiley Online Library
    Year: 2019
  • Title: A Dual Functional Tuneable‐Lewis Acid/Sulfur Scavenging Catalyst System for Alpha Olefin Oligomerization
    Authors: Bojja Ramachandrarao, Kottari Naresh, Ashoutosh Panday, Nettem Venkateswarlu Choudary
    Journal: ChemistrySelect, Volume 4, Issue 36, Pages 10688-10693, (2019).
    Publisher: Wiley Online Library
    Year: 2019
  • Title: Hydrogen induced cracking of pipeline and pressure vessel steels: A review
    Authors: Goutam Ghosh, Paul Rostron, Rajnish Garg, Ashoutosh Panday
    Journal: Engineering Fracture Mechanics, Volume 199, Pages 609-618, (2018).
    Publisher: Pergamon Elsevier
    Year: 2018.
  • Effect of Change of Acidic Condition (pH) and Test Duration on Hydrogen Induced Cracking of Flat Rolled Steels
    Authors: Goutam Ghosh, Paul Rostron, Rajnish Garg, Panday Ashoutosh
    Journal: International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, Volume 13, Issue 11, Pages
    9053-9059, (2018).
    Year: 2018.
    Publisher: Research India Publications, New Delhi
  • >A Review: State-of- the-Art LPG Sweetening Process
    Authors: K Jayakumar, RamesC Panda, Panday Ashoutosh
    Journal: International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, Volume 13, Issue 11, Pages
    9053-9059, (2017).
    Year: 2017.
    Publisher: Research India Publications, New Delhi
  • Simulation and optimization of an LPG absorber in an industrial amine treating unit (ATU)
    Authors: Krishnan Jayakumar, RC Panda, Panday Ashoutosh, SantoshK Gupta
    Journal: International Journal of Chemical Engineering Research, Volume 9, Issue 1, Pages
    69-87 (2017).
    Year: 2017.
    Publisher: Research India Publications, New Delhi

National Conferences and Symposiums:

  • A study of glycolysis for post consumer PET, Akshay Kudva, Ishani Karki, Ashoutosh Panday, Dr. Jitendra K. Pandey, 3rd National Symposium on Shaping the Energy Future: Challenges & Opportunities (SEFCO - 2019), Date: May 10-11, 2019, Dr. Lovraj Kumar Auditorium, CSIR-Indian Institute of Petroleum, Dehradun

Projects or Ph.D.’s guided:

  • Krishnan, Jayakumar: Optimization of processing parameters, kinetic modelling, and optimization of LPG sweetening unit.
  • Gautam Ghosh, Experimental Studies on Hydrogen induced cracking initiation in flat rolled steels in sour service
  • Rajeshwar Mahajan, Modeling of Diffusional Limitations in Styrene-Acrylonitrile (SAN) Bulk co-polymerizations and Multi-Objective Optimization of SAN Reactors

Professional Memberships/Fellowship:  

  • Energy Institute, UK

Personal interests:  

  • Reading, Languages